The new NBA regular season is coming in fast with preseason games underway.
But before we see the best-of-the-best players in the world give us highlight worthy plays on the NBA hardwood, we here at Crossover provide you with the following to get you warmed up for the upcoming NBA season.
For that, we go overseas and to France where former NBA player Travis Leslie destroyed...
This third title started out out as simply “Drafting DJ Augustin,” but that was before I realized that the Bobcats also selected Alexis Ajinca a hysterical 20th overall. And then after thinking about it further I damn near broadened this one out to simply “2008,” but I stopped short of doing so because I don’t [...]
France defeated Latvia 102-91 in EuroBasket play on Friday.
Alexis Ajinca had 25 points, five rebounds and three blocks to lead France, while Nicolas Batum had 19 points, 10 rebounds and six assists. Tony Parker added 23 points.
Daris Bertans scored 28 points to lead Latvia.
September 13, 2013
France defeated Israel 82-63 in EuroBasket 2013 Pool Play on Friday.
Alexis Ajinca had 13 points and six rebounds, while Tony Parker had 12 points and seven assists.
Omri Casspi had 14 points, while Liol Eliyahu had 14 points and five rebounds.
September 06, 2013
Alexis Ajinca has agreed to sign with Strasbourg of France.
Ajinca will have an out to sign an NBA contract until September 30.
Ajinca returned to France during the lockout after playing 71 career NBA games over three seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors.
As far as international basketball goes, the country of France must have some sort of magnet that attracts San Antonio Spurs Summer League players. On Monday, a report stated that Spurs summer league center Alexis Ajinca would be re-signing with his French team Strausborg.Now, via Sport24.com, it seems Spurs summer league guard Dwight Buycks will be signing with French team BCM Gravelines...
According to Eurobasket.com, center Alexis Ajinca has decided to stay with the French basketball club Strausborg IG for next season, and a contract extension is in the works (H/T AirAlamo.com).If you recall, the 7'2" Ajinca was on the San Antonio Spurs' 2012 Summer League team where he averaged 10 minutes, 2.8 points, shot 50% from the field, 2.8 rebounds, 0.5 blocks...
The Knicks continue beating the bushes for a big man and have placed Toronto’s young 7-2 French center Alexis Ajinca among their targets.Ajinca — who began last season with Dallas, even starting two games — is strictly a reserve and still needs to work on his body with his skinny...
Alexis Ajinca will leave Paris-Levallois.
November 08, 2011